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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-FEMALES

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By treatment, we mean surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or chemotherapy drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,880 175 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,705 91.5 89.6-93.1
-FEMALES 1,225 109 8.8 6.7-11.5 1,116 91.2 88.5-93.3
RACE
White 1,076 99 8.9 6.8-11.5 977 91.1 88.5-93.2
African American 103 8 5.5 2.1-13.4 95 94.5 86.6-97.9
Other Minorities 43 2 15.8 2.6-57.3 41 84.2 42.7-97.4
AGE
18-44 112 6 5.7 2.4-12.9 106 94.3 87.1-97.6
45-54 173 13 9.8 4.5-20.2 160 90.2 79.8-95.5
55-64 254 28 10.5 6.0-17.7 226 89.5 82.3-94.0
65+ 674 61 8.6 6.2-11.9 613 91.4 88.1-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 14 7.3 3.4-15.2 141 92.7 84.8-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 379 32 9.0 5.0-15.7 347 91.0 84.3-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 323 29 10.4 6.2-16.9 294 89.6 83.1-93.8
College Graduate 366 33 7.9 5.2-11.7 333 92.1 88.3-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 14 8.5 3.9-17.3 175 91.5 82.7-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 219 24 14.6 8.3-24.5 195 85.4 75.5-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 135 17 14.7 6.0-31.5 118 85.3 68.5-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 154 9 6.3 2.6-14.6 145 93.7 85.4-97.4
$50,000- 74,999 149 9 4.7 2.3- 9.5 140 95.3 90.5-97.7
$75,000+ 174 16 8.1 4.5-14.2 158 91.9 85.8-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 603 65 12.7 8.7-18.1 538 87.3 81.9-91.3
No 609 44 5.8 4.0- 8.3 565 94.2 91.7-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 26 96.2 77.1-99.5
Non-Veteran 1,098 99 9.0 6.7-12.0 999 91.0 88.0-93.3

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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